Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore City...


September 17, 1997|By Richard Irwin

Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

Southern District

Theft: A videocassette recorder valued at $200 was stolen Monday from a house in the 4900 block of Pennington Ave.

Burglary: A battery tester and an AM-FM clock radio, all valued at more than $150, were stolen Monday from a storage room at the Baltimore Yacht Basin in the 2600 block of Insulator Drive.

Western District

Robbery: A 15-year-old girl was in the 1100 block of N. Carey St. about 9 p.m. Monday when another girl struck her over the head with a bottle and stole her tennis shoes valued at $70. The victim refused medical treatment.

Drug arrests: Officer Roy Gibbs was on foot patrol about 6 p.m. Monday in the 2300 block of Bryant Ave., where the odor of suspected burning marijuana came from a parked 1992 Acura occupied by two men. After ordering the pair out of the car, Gibbs recovered a quantity of suspected marijuana, more than $2,200, a pager and a cellular phone. Dennis R. Mack, 29, of the 1500 block of McCulloh St. and Louis A. Breckenridge, 29, of Bel Air were charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

Northwestern District

Robbery: A man was struck with a metal pipe and robbed of $10, keys and a pager about 11: 30 p.m. Monday in the 4400 block of Park Heights Ave. Police were seeking four males.

Southwestern District

Robbery: A television, videocassette recorder, camera and jewelry, all valued at more than $3,000, were stolen Monday from a house in the 5000 block of Windsor Mill Road.

Stolen car: A 1997 Nissan Maxima with vanity tags "SILK 2" was stolen Sunday or Monday in the 2100 block of Allendale Road.


Eastern District

Theft/arrest: A 43-year-old woman was arrested Monday when she tried to leave the Rite Aid pharmacy in the 2200 block of E. Monument St. without paying for headache medicine.

Burglary: A television, videocassette recorder and cordless telephone, all valued at nearly $800, were stolen Monday night from a house in the 900 block of N. Wolfe St.

Robbery: Three men robbed another man of cash, bus passes and a tape measure at a bus stop in the 3000 block of E. Biddle St. on Monday evening.

Shoplifting/arrest: A security officer at the Rite Aid pharmacy in the 400 block of E. North Ave. arrested a 35-year-old woman of no fixed address who tried to leave without paying for headache medicine and candy Monday.

Theft: A security officer at Stop, Shop & Save supermarket in the 1600 block of E. North Ave. noticed a woman walking around the store Monday eating grapes she hadn't paid for and arrested her when she tried to leave the store without paying for meat and fruit.

Cockeysville Precinct

Bank robbery: Two men wearing black ski masks and sunglasses robbed First Union Bank in the 1700 block of York Road of an undisclosed sum of money about 1: 20 p.m. Monday.

Burglary/arrest: A man stole computer equipment from Padonia Elementary School in the 9800 block of Greenside Drive about 4: 20 p.m. Monday and tried to escape in a taxicab. Police stopped the cab a short distance from the school and arrested the man. The man was admitted to a hospital for emergency evaluation. Burglary and theft charges were pending.

Pub Date: 9/17/97

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